Press Releases

  • The Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia Establishes Louise Schnaufer Endowed Chair in Pediatric Surgery

    October 01 2014 4:58 PM ET

    PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During a ceremony held yesterday, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) announced the establishment of the Louise Schnaufer Endowed Chair in Pediatric Surgery. Holly L. Hedrick, M.D., an attending surgeon in the Division of General, Thoracic and Fetal Surgery at CHOP was named as the inaugural chair holder.

  • Sheetz opens store in Strongsville, OH

    October 01 2014 4:52 PM ET

    ALTOONA, Pa. and STRONGSVILLE, Ohio, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheetz Convenience Store opens a new location in Strongsville, OH, to increase convenience for customers in well-established markets. Sitting at 9037 Pearl Road, the store will give people another option for great food and drinks. Employees will cut a ribbon and open the doors October 2 at 11:00 a.m. together with city and county officials.

  • Quest Diagnostics To Host Investor Day On November 5, 2014

    October 01 2014 4:50 PM ET

    MADISON, N.J., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX), the  world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, will host Investor Day for institutional investors and financial analysts in New York City on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at The Hudson Theatre at the Millennium Broadway, 145 West 44th Street, New York, NY. 

    During the event, Quest Diagnostics executives will discuss the company's strategy, performance and plans to drive shareholder value.  

  • Census Bureau Completes Release of All 364 Manufacturing Reports from Economic Census Industry Series

    October 01 2014 4:49 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of Manufacturing Day, the Census Bureau presents descriptions of its wide array of data products on the manufacturing sector of the economy. Additionally, statistics on all 364 industries in the manufacturing sector are now available from the 2012 Economic Census.


  • Sunstone Hotel Investors Schedules Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Release and Conference Call

    October 01 2014 4:47 PM ET

    ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SHO) announced that it will report financial results for the third quarter and year-to-date 2014 on Monday, November 3, 2014 before the market opens.  Management will hold its quarterly conference call that same day, on Monday, November 3, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Pacific Time).

  • PPL Montana Community Fund announces $100,000 in grants to community organizations for fall 2014

    October 01 2014 4:46 PM ET

    BILLINGS, Mont., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Montana's Community Fund will award a combined $100,000 in grants this fall to 14 nonprofit organizations across the state to support programs that help those in need, strengthen local communities and preserve the region's rich heritage.

    The new round of grants raises to more than $2 million the amount PPL Montana's Community Fund has contributed to local organizations over the past nine years.

    This fall's grant recipients are:

  • Holiday Stress Can Trigger Binge Eating And Other Compulsive Eating Disorders

    October 01 2014 4:45 PM ET

    RIO RANCHO, N.M., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For those in recovery from eating disorders such as compulsive overeating, anorexia, bulimia or binge eating, the holiday season can be a difficult time.

  • Support of Down Syndrome Research Spurs a Colorado Couple's 321 Mile Racing Challenge

    October 01 2014 4:45 PM ET

    CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 12, ultra distance runners Siobhan and Dan Pritchard will be competing in the Chicago Marathon, completing an epic string of races which began in March, 2014 that totaled 321 miles. Their "321 Mile Challenge" was dedicated to supporting their two year old son James, and the world community of persons with Down syndrome.

  • Bill Caesar Appointed CEO Of WCA Waste Corporation

    October 01 2014 4:42 PM ET

    HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WCA Waste Corporation ("WCA"), a vertically integrated, non-hazardous solid-waste services company announced today that William  K. Caesar has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer of WCA. 

  • Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Sells BravePoint, Inc. Subsidiary

    October 01 2014 4:42 PM ET

    DOVER, Del., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) ("Chesapeake") announced today that it has sold its BravePoint, Inc. ("BravePoint") subsidiary, a provider of advanced information technology services and solutions, to Progress Software Corporation ("Progress") for approximately $12 million in cash, which represents approximately 0.63 times BravePoint's 2013 revenues.  BravePoint's expertise and solid reputation in the markets it serves makes Progress an excellent strategic fit for BravePoint's business. 

  • NASA's Orion Spacecraft, Rocket Move Closer to First Flight

    October 01 2014 4:41 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's new Orion spacecraft and the Delta IV Heavy rocket that will carry it into space are at their penultimate stops in Florida on their path to a December flight test.

  • Optimism at a Two Year High among Small and Mid-sized CEOs, According to New Survey from Vistage

    October 01 2014 4:40 PM ET

    SAN DIEGO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Optimism among small and mid-sized business leaders is at a reported two year high, according to the Vistage CEO Confidence Index, the largest survey of chief executives from small and medium-sized businesses in the United States. And this vote of confidence from these business leaders reveals a positive trend in the U.S. economy as a whole.

  • "Shakespeare: On The Page And In Performance," The Newest Course Offering Through Wellesley's edX Program WellesleyX, Launches October 1

    October 01 2014 4:37 PM ET

    WELLESLEY, Mass., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wellesley College brings one of of the world's most famous playwrights to the digital stage for its newest offering on the College's edX platform, WellesleyX, starting October 1. "Shakespeare: On the Page and In Performance," taught by Wellesley's Yu Jin Ko, professor of English, and Diego Arciniegas, senior lecturer in theatre studies, provides an opportunity to study Shakespeare's works in the interdisciplinary context of literature and theatre.

  • One of New York's Finest Lands Leading Role in Upcoming Romantic Comedy

    October 01 2014 4:35 PM ET

    STATEN ISLAND, N.Y., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is well known that embarking on a career change is not easy; but don't tell that to Steven Stanulis, retired NYPD cop and A-list celebrity security handler. He's made the change almost effortlessly. After making a career transition from cop to actor in 2003 and subsequently assuming roles in over 30 films, big and small, he is now the star and producer of the upcoming romantic comedy, "The Networker." Scheduled to be released in the summer of 2015, The upbeat film, directed by award-winning director John A.

  • NASA Awards Enterprise-Wide Procurement Contracts

    October 01 2014 4:31 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has awarded 56 contracts under the Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) V. Twenty-three contracts were awarded in the Computer Based Systems, Group A, and 33 contracts were awarded in the Networking/Security/Video and Conference Tools, Group D.

    All the awards are for firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts.

    The minimum amount of supplies or services that may be ordered is $25.00 with a maximum of $20 billion per contract.

  • Rollins, Inc. Announces Share Repurchases In The Third Quarter 2014

    October 01 2014 4:30 PM ET

    ATLANTA, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rollins, Inc., a premier global consumer and commercial services company (NYSE: ROL), announced today that during the third quarter of 2014 it purchased 779,267 shares under its share repurchase program and 1,005,279 shares have been repurchased year-to-date.  In total, 3,952,205 additional shares may be purchased under previously approved programs by the Board of Directors.  The program does not have an expiration date. 

  • Morgan & Morgan Announces the Investigation of Athlon Energy Inc. in Connection With the Sale of the Company to Encana Corporation - ATHL

    October 01 2014 4:30 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Morgan & Morgan announces that it is investigating potential legal claims against the board of directors of Athlon Energy Inc. ("Athlon" or the "Company") (NYSE: ATHL) in connection with the sale of the Company to Encana Corporation. 

  • Morgan & Morgan Announces the Investigation of Move, Inc. in Connection With the Sale of the Company to News Corp - MOVE

    October 01 2014 4:30 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Morgan & Morgan announces that it is investigating potential legal claims against the board of directors of Move, Inc. ("Move" or the "Company") (NasdaqGS: MOVE) in connection with the sale of the Company to News Corp. 

  • Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. Announces Quarterly Conference Call for Third-Quarter Financial Results on October 28, 2014

    October 01 2014 4:30 PM ET

    CLEVELAND, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF) today announced that it will host a conference call to be held on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 to review unaudited 2014 third-quarter financial results.  Quarterly results will be released after the U.S. market close on Monday, October 27, 2014. The press release, and its accompanying financial exhibits, will also be available on the Company website prior to the conference call.

  • Morgan & Morgan Announces the Investigation of TIBCO Software Inc. in Connection With the Sale of the Company to Vista Equity Partners - TIBCO

    October 01 2014 4:30 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Morgan & Morgan announces that it is investigating potential legal claims against the board of directors of TIBCO Software Inc. ("TIBCO" or the "Company") (NasdaqGS: TIBX) in connection with the sale of the Company to Vista Equity Partners.